Dr. Eldon Chance resolves to help Jaclyn Blackstone, a woman with a second personality, escape her abusive, crooked cop husband with the help of a dangerous, Nietzsche-quoting, antique furniture restorer known simply as D.
By day, Chance ministers to patients at the Victims of Violent Crime Unit; by night, he and D assault the victimizers. Detective Hynes blackmails Chance to use his skills to take down suspected serial killer Ryan Winter.
Chance and Hynes talk to someone from Winter’s past. D and Lorena get to know each other. Chance pushes Winter into a “limit experience” and begins to break him down. Winter makes a new friend at the unit.
Chance and D grapple with news about Hynes. Chance accuses Winter of lying to him, but Winter learns he isn’t the only one who’s been dishonest. Nicole underestimates Christina. Kirsten tracks down a lead. Winter lays a trap.
Lucy comes to Chance’s aid. Chance and D disagree on the next move. Lambert goes on the defensive. D won’t stop until Lorena is safe. Kirsten makes a choice. After a charged encounter, Chance changes course.